Hillsborough County
Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 15-329 (15-321)

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • June 23, 2015
    • Contact Person:
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    Bank Robbery

    Deputies identify and arrest two suspects.
    • Tuesday
    • June 2, 2015
    • Time: 12:40 PM
    • Florida Central Credit Union
    • 334 Oakfield Drive
    • Brandon

    Arrested:


    Wilbert McKnight
    DOB: 09/20/1974
    6500 Ulmerton Rd #310
    Largo



    Angela Martin
    DOB: 02/10/1973
    1799 Seminole Blvd., Lot 34
    Largo

    Details:

    In regards to the bank robbery that occurred on June 20, 2015, two suspects were identified.

    On Monday, June 22, 2015, District II Detectives and Street Crimes Deputies were able to locate the two suspects in Pinellas County.  With the assistance of the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office and the Largo Police Department, Wilbert McKnight, was arrested in Largo. The second suspect, Angela Martin, was located in Clearwater.

    Both suspects have been charged with Armed Robbery with a Firearm. McKnight is currently in custody in the Pinellas County Jail. Martin is in custody at the Orient Road Jail.

    Previous News Release 15-321:

    On June 20, 2015 at 12:40 p.m., a black male entered the Florida Central Credit Union, located at 334 Oakfield Dr. in Brandon. Upon entry, he was addressed by the bank manager to remove his motorcycle helmet. The suspect immediately pointed a handgun at the manager and demanded that "everybody get down." The suspect jumped over the teller counter and demanded that the tellers place an undisclosed amount of money into a black duffel bag. He then fled the scene on foot and got into an awaiting silver four door vehicle that was parked at a nearby hospital. The vehicle was being driven by an unknown white female suspect.

    Anyone with any information reference these suspects is asked to call the
    Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office at 247-8200 or anyone with any information regarding the identity and whereabouts of these suspects and who wants to be eligible for a cash reward is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS(8477), report anonymously online at www.crimestopperstb.com or text "CSTB plus your tip" to C-R-I-M-E-S (274637).
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